The last few years have seen an explosion in the popularity of aero road helmets, and the marketplace is currently full of them. With design and aero properties getting better and better, it’s getting harder and harder for brands to make something that stands out.
Step forward Giro with their Synthe, a helmet that really took things up another notch. The California-based company call it the pinnacle of road helmet design and you can’t argue with the fact it’s certainly innovative.
But you wouldn’t expect anything else from a company in their fourth decade. Innovation is the bedrock on which they built their reputation, and Giro are showing no signs of slowing down. Ever since the world’s first all EPS foam helmet, the lightweight and functional ProLight, emerged from their factory in the mid-1980s, Giro have been at the forefront of bike helmet design.
But what makes the Synthe so good? Well, not only is it a high performance aero lid, it’s also as lightweight and well ventilated as some of the top class road helmets that have helped make their name, like the super cool Aeon.
And on top of those performance benefits, the Synthe brings an unmatched, sleek look to the party to help it stand head and shoulders above the competition.